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It's Black Entertainment (2002)

TV Special | Documentary, Music

Survey of musical performers on film from the 20th century, organized into segments: Dancers, Divas, Rock and Soul, Jazz and Swing, Male Singers, and Hip Hop.
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Feb 8, 2002 (United States)

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6.8 / 10 | 62 votes